How to format string without leading zeros and + - as integer in python pandas?

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I have rows in a column with strings in a pandas dataframe that look like this:


How would I replace all the values in the column so that they would be formatted like this:


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Correct Answer

pandas is smart enough to figure it out with a dataframe's astype method.

So your approach would be:

df['col of interest'] = df['col of interest'].astype(int)
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